Oct 3, 2012 1:40am PDT
meatballs to a whole new level. >> so it's fair to say you and dan are pretty passionate about your balls. >> yes. our balls are our number one passion. dan and i grew up in new york city together. as far as i'm concerned, it fills every food desire. you can do anything you want with a meatball. any dish you can imagine you can make into a meatball. everybody loves meatballs. meatballs make you smile. >> we talk the talk now, we are in the kitchen need to walk the walk. >> a magic ratio. 2 pound of meat, any kind. chicken, pork. two eggs, two teaspoons of salt, and half a cup of bread crumbs. for this meatball we will go with classic italian seasoning, ground up fennel flake. put a pinch in there. good-sized pinch. i've got some herbs. i like to roughly chop them. put the stems in. saves you time and everything. and for the meatballs, the meatballs, we use ricotta cheese. everybody likes a supple ball. the cheese offers that supple texture. >> any particular technique as you're massages your meat? >> people say you don't want to squeeze it too firmly. i disagree. you want to gift a good m
Oct 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
suit like this get sick pretty fast. dan jenkins didn't go in the lake next to his house. but his dog casey did. >> and he's covered in this carpet of green slime. >> reporter: it made breathing difficult. and within weeks -- >> -- casey had started walking sideways. >> reporter: 72 hours later he died. and his owner dan was partially paralyzed. >> it hit me hard. wobbling around like that, it would make me mad. i mean it was a fight. >> reporter: he hasn't recovered, and a joint investigation by abc news and the food & environment reporting network found more than 100 reported illnesses due to blue/green algae exposure. >> essentially if we don't solve this problem, somebody's going to die. >> reporter: ohio state's dr. jeffrey reuter is the foremost authority on blue/green algae. he says it's a nationwide problem caused by farm fertilizer runoff. the cure, he says, is convincing farmers to carefully fertilize so nutrients stay on the fields and not in the water. >> otherwise these blooms are going to continue to grow. the human health problems that we see are going to increase. >> r
Oct 4, 2012 1:40am PDT
court, the dans claim corgan had been warned his trees were dangerous. patently untrue replies corgan in a statement. i was horrified when i learned about the tree falling. eric dane did not respond to our calls, e-mails and wasn't home when we called. and corgan calls the legal battle a shame because they're nice people. ♪ today is the greatest day i have ever known ♪ >> reporter: corgan has definitely known greater days than this. nick watt, abc news, beverly hills. >> oh, riveting news there. something more relevant. taco day coming up next in the morning mix. come on back. >> mm. >> mm. follow the wings. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. plus the perfecting color of a bb cream equal? introducing the newest beauty trend. total effects cc cream c for color. c for correction. [ female announcer ] fight 7 signs of aging flawlessly. cc what's possible. ♪ >>> yeah, there's something different about us. we'll tell you why. >> there's a reason for this. >> yes, there always is a reason
Oct 2, 2012 1:40am PDT
. >> there you go again. >> reporter: scripted. so was this. benson to dan quayle. >> i served with jack kennedy. i knew jack kennedy. kennedy was a friend of mine. senator, you are no jack kennedy. >> reporter: lesson two, think spelling bee. memorize every possible answer. mistakes will define you forever. don't get the obvious stuff wrong. >> there is no soviet domination of eastern europe. >> reporter: have a plan to handle bizarro curveball questions. >> if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered -- >> reporter: mr. dukakis, governor, answered the death penalty question with policy talk. >> i think there are better and more effective ways to deal with crime. >> reporter: which did not go well for him. which lead to lesson three. appearances count above all. jfk, tan. nixon, just out of the hospital, pale, refusing professional makeup. reagan's people fussed more over his than mondale's did over his. reagan always had a glass of wine just before going on to get those rosy cheeks. lesson four, real debating? so far, after 52 years, not actually required here. so relax. learn your lines.